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A glimpse behind the official curtain
The United States and South Korea declared the early morning launch a failure minutes after the rocket shot out from the North's west coast. North Korea acknowledged that some four hours later in an announcement broadcast on state TV, saying the satellite that the rocket was carrying did not enter orbit.
Rocket launch condemned
North Korea had held up the launch as a scientific achievement and even a gift for its late founder, Kim Il Sung, two days before the 100th anniversary of his birth. It pressed ahead even as world leaders vowed to take action in the UN Security Council against what they called a flagrant violation of international resolutions prohibiting North Korea from developing its nuclear and missile programs.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said the launch “is in direct violation” of Security Council sanctions “and threatens regional stability,” spokesman Martin Nesirky said.
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The rocket's destruction suggests the country has yet to master the technology needed to build long-range missiles that could threaten the United States. Still, worries remain about North Korea's nuclear program amid reports that it may be planning an atomic test soon.
The launch is also a setback for the government of new leader Kim Jong-un, which had projected the satellite as a show of strength amid North Korea's persistent economic hardship. Kim is solidifying power following the death of his father, longtime leader Kim Jong-il, four months ago.
Kim Jong-un has been given several important titles intended to strengthen his rule this week. Hours after the failed launch, state media said he was named first chairman cheap louis vuitton sunglasses white 2012 hot sale online of the powerful National Defence Commission during a meeting of the Supreme People's Assembly.